My Therapist on a Screen

One of our early clients, a middle school boy, tentatively knocked on the door of the counseling room for his first session with a therapist.  We introduced the student to the therapist, ensured that they had connected, and left them for their session.  Later that day the school counselor reported that the student, in a… Continue Reading

Social Determinants of Health Screening in Healthcare Settings

Historically in the U.S., health improvement for individuals has been focused around doctor’s offices and the healthcare system. While this has been the emphasis, healthcare costs have risen exponentially while health outcomes have only improved slightly. As a result, we have seen a shift in the focus from having doctors improve health to a more… Continue Reading

Elder Abuse Happens Here

Ben Marshall and Amber Elder are Options Counselors with Tri-County Health Network. In this role, they work to help older adults remain independent and maintain their dignity as they age in Ouray, West Montrose, and San Miguel Counties. Both understand too well the limited resources and challenges of aging in our rural or frontier communities and… Continue Reading

Just what the Doctor Ordered! Basin Clinic FoodRX Program

TCHNetwork joined with our partners at the Telluride Foundation, Basin Clinic, West End Farmers’ Market, and FRESH Food HUB to help address food access in the West End region. We officially kickstarted a FoodRX Program on July 18 at the Basin Clinic in Naturita! Cyndi, TCHNetwork’s Patient Health Navigator who is integrated at the Basin Clinic,… Continue Reading

Know Your Numbers & Take Control of Your Heart Health

Tri-County Health Network’s Community Health Worker team–Adrienne, Darlene, Robin, & Lisa–are working throughout the region to empower people to understand their heart health and ways to make healthy lifestyle changes! Community Health Workers are based at community locations like libraries and local businesses, at varying hours and days, and provide health screenings to assess a… Continue Reading

Celebrate Immigrants!

June is Immigrant Heritage Month! Every year, TCHNetwork celebrates this month by honoring the contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make to our culture and economy in Southwestern Colorado. Many of the towns in Tri-County Health Network’s coverage area began as small mining camps that were home to immigrants from all over the… Continue Reading

Need a Ride? Lyft is LIVE!!!

…And, TCHNetwork is offering FREE, needs-based rides to medical appointments on Lyft! TCHNetwork has officially partnered with Lyft to launch a new on-demand transportation option in our region. This partnership will provide residents in San Miguel, Ouray, and Montrose counties a simpler, more convenient way to get to non-emergency medical appointments. We are thrilled about… Continue Reading

Make a Difference, One Ride at a Time.

Make a Difference, One Ride at a Time: Free Upcoming Lyft Orientations!  Tri-County Health Network is partnering with Lyft to bring a new transportation option to San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose counties! We’ll be working with Lyft to offer transportation to people who need a little help getting to their doctors’ appointments and staying healthy. This… Continue Reading

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